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Chamber Intensive1Portland Piano TrioNEMC’s Chamber Music Intensive is a two-week summer workshop for advanced high school musicians interested in immersing in the world of chamber music. Program participants will focus on two to three works in the chamber music literature, alongside a faculty representing organizations such as Orpheus Chamber Orchestra, The Portland Piano Trio, The New Jersey Chamber Music Society, The Borealis Wind Quintet, Los Angeles Chamber Orchestra, Festival Orford Musique, Midwest Mozart Festival, US Marine Band Chamber Orchestra, Sequitur, VentiCordi, and The Harlem Chamber Players. 


2021 Program dates:  

July 26, 2021 - August 9, 2021



  • $2600

*If a student wants to do both NEMC core camp & the Chamber Intensive their cost would be as follows:

  • $8200 ($800 savings)

*Financial Aid is available! 


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Chamber Intensive

Admission and Audition Process:

  1. Register beginning October 1, 2020 and submit deposit. 
  2. Submit solo video(s) of 1 or 2 standard classical repertoire selections and Chamber Music Questionnaire.
  3. NEMC Registrar, Bethany Niedbala, will then send pre-selected excerpts to be recorded. Students should return selections within seven days. 
  4. Videos, Questionnaire, and excerpts will be forwarded to Faculty for review.
  5. Students will be notified of a decision by April 1, 2021.

Application and Audition Deadline: March 15, 2021.

Faculty-selected repertoire will be distributed prior to camp for admitted campers. Students that are not offered a position will have their deposit/tuition refunded. 



  • Instrumentation: Violin, Viola, Cello, Bass, Oboe, Flute, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Piano, Harp


2020 Faculty (2021 Faculty will be announced at a later date: 

Portland Piano Trio

 Registration will open on October 1, 2020


For additional information please contact Marian Murphy Powell at  / 207-465-3025 or Bethany Niedbala at  .


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